Definition of Sacramentalism

1. n. The doctrine and use of sacraments; attachment of excessive importance to sacraments.



Definition of Sacramentalism

1. Noun. (theology) The belief that observance of the sacraments is necessary for salvation, or belief in their efficacy; sacramentarianism. ¹

2. Noun. (theology) The belief that the natural world is a reflection or imitation of a perfect supernatural one. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sacramentalism

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sacramentalism

sacrality
sacralization
sacralizations
sacralize
sacralized
sacralizes
sacralizing
sacrals
sacrament
sacrament of reconciliation
sacrament of the Eucharist
sacramental
sacramental manduction
sacramental oil
sacramental wine
sacramentalism (current term)
sacramentalisms
sacramentalist
sacramentalists
sacramentality
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sacraments
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Literary usage of Sacramentalism

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1. History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1879)
"He undertakes to write against Luther—Cry of Alarm—Tradition and sacramentalism—Prudence of Sir T. More—The Book presented to the Pope—Defender of the Faith ..."

2. Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh by Ralph Adams Cram (1919)
"sacramentalism AND THE FUTURE sacramentalism is the Divine law of life and therefore it is the essential element, of the very esse of Catholic faith and ..."

3. Reconstruction in Theology by Henry Churchill King (1901)
"THE REJECTION OF sacramentalism The denial of the separation between sacred and secular things, which also grows out of the sense of the sacredness of ..."

4. Reconstruction in Theology by Henry Churchill King (1901)
"THE REJECTION OF sacramentalism The denial of the separation between sacred and secular things, which also grows out of the sense of the sacredness of ..."

5. The Economic Review by Christian Social Union (Great Britain), Oxford University Branch (1906)
"THE ETHICS OF sacramentalism. HIKE world, oddly enough, seems to be convinced that religion -*• is not a practical business. Again and again we are informed ..."

6. Hopes for English Religion by John Neville Figgis (1919)
"sacramentalism ' The invisible things of God are clearly seen, through the things that are visible.'—Rom. i. 20. ONE of our chief grounds for hope is the ..."

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